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Definition of Waist

Waist

  1. That part of the human body which is immediately below the ribs or thorax; the small part of the body between the thorax and hips.
  2. Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially (Naut.), that part of a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter-deck and the forecastle; the middle part of the ship.
  3. A garment, or part of a garment, which covers the body from the neck or shoulders to the waist line.
  4. A girdle or belt for the waist.
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Waist Translations

waist in Dutch is middel, leest, taille
waist in German is Taille
waist in Italian is vita
waist in Portuguese is cintura
waist in Spanish is cintura, talla
waist in Swedish is midja
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